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Canadian firm uses mobile collaboration for a morning ‘huddle’

One Canadian company is using mobile conferencing for a morning 'huddle.' Could mobile collaboration systems help to keep your business users in touch?

Alcatel-Lucent completes purchase of Nortel 3G business

Alcatel-Lucent SA has closed its acquisition of Nortel Networks Corp.'s UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) mobile infrastructure business, the companies announced Tuesday.

Alcatel to buy Nortel’s 3G mobile phone biz

Alcatel SA has reached a preliminary agreement to buy Nortel Network Corp.'s 3G (third-generation) mobile phone network business for US$320 million. The deal would make Alcatel one of the biggest suppliers of UMTS gear worldwide. UMTS is a 3G telecoms standard.

Qualcomm, Connexion test in-flight wireless service

Qualcomm Inc. and The Boeing Co.'s Connexion have joined forces to test in-flight mobile phone communications in a specially equipped Boeing 737-400 aircraft, the companies said. Connexion, which already provides a wireless Internet service to airline passengers with laptops, hopes to offer them a mobile phone service as soon as regulators in the U.S. give the green light.

Mobile meet to focus on Wi-Fi, security

When it comes to mobile and wireless technology, what keeps a CIO up at night? John Wade, CIO of the Saint Luke's Health System in Kansas City, Mo., said he faces many of the same problems confronting other CIOs when it comes to supporting mobile and wireless technology in a large organization.

Nokia earmarks millions to build new plant in India

Nokia Corp., the world's largest handset maker, is investing up to US$150 million over the next four years to establish a manufacturing facility in India, it announced Wednesday.

Panasonic shows first international 3G handset

Panasonic Mobile Communications Co. Ltd. unveiled in Beijing on Tuesday its first WCDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) cell phone for the international market, the company said in Tokyo.

Softbank CEO slams Japan govt over spectrum allocatio

Softbank Corp. President and Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son, the Internet entrepreneur who revolutionized Japan's broadband market, is threatening to do the same to the country's wireless communications business, and is prepared to sue the government if it gets in his way, he said on Monday.

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